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Tom Cruise: An Unauthorized Biography
Started to read this because of the crazy scientology stories...if Katie Holmes was really impreginated in a style like Rosemary's Baby it would be AM...more
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Jan 13, 2008
Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper
I found the whole thing to be, like I think Diablo Cody is at the core, disingenuous. She keeps harping on the fact she just really didn't know why sh...more
May 24, 2010
May 22, 2010
Man Of My Dreams
The main character like in the authors first book,"Prep", is a self-involved, miserable, jealous, personification of every negative stereotype that me...more
Aug 2006
Jan 07, 2008
Actors Anonymous
"Actors Anonymous" it was a quick read filled with Hollywood excess and struggling people trying to get by in any way they can--which usually means in...more
Jun 10, 2014
May 13, 2014
This book got panned when it came out, but it is not a conventional novel and you cannot read it with such expectations. I really enjoyed it as it was...more
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Jan 16, 2008
Imperial Bedrooms
"I now want to explain these things to her but I know I never will, the most important one being: I never liked anyone and I'm afraid of people."

I lov...more
Jul 21, 2010
Jul 20, 2010
Whatever you do, do not read while you are eating...I learned this the hard way.
Jun 22, 2008
Jun 23, 2008
Damned (Damned #1)
I keep reading every single one of Chuck's books even though I am always disappointed for the last 3 or so. Heavily relying on Breakfast Club characte...more
Nov 21, 2011
Oct 27, 2011
Holidays on Ice
The reason it is only getting rated 2 stars is that have previously read most of the stories that appear in this holiday themed collection in his vari...more
Nov 19, 2008
Nov 17, 2008
Woman's Worth
Someone whose writing I read on the Internet regularly had made reference to Williamson and her ideas and I wasn't familiar with her, but was interest...more
Jul 2011
Jun 13, 2011
Palo Alto
I can't decide what's holding me back from this collection. The more I read the less I liked it. More then anything it's the most mysoginistic thing I...more
Jan 25, 2011
Jan 23, 2011
Kissing Christmas Goodbye (Agatha Raisin, #18)
I love Agatha Raisin...she is so un-PC. I love all the re-occurring characters like Charles and Bill and Mrs Bloxey who are in each book and have been...more
Feb 13, 2008
Feb 10, 2008
A Crackup at the Race Riots
I am truly surprised that I am giving this book such a high rating. When I first began Harmony Korine's "novel" it seemed to be a mish-mash of lists,...more
Jun 19, 2014
Feb 13, 2009
The Sabotage Cafe
"People arrive in your life and then disappear, and with every leaving, a little bit more of you goes away with them."

This book was very inventive, es...more
Jan 28, 2008
Jan 28, 2008
Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx
I initially picked up this book to read as I lived in the Bronx for four years and figured I would be familiar with many of the locations. It is a to...more
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Jan 08, 2008
Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories
This book was assigned reading in high school where each student got one different book picked by the teacher and i need to thank Mrs Chapman because...more
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Jan 05, 2008
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
Ok, so I read Twilight, and finished it last night, at parts I enjoyed it, but overall it didn't live up to the hype. I knew full well that it is roma...more
Apr 17, 2009
Apr 09, 2009
Museum: Behind the Scenes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

As an art history major in college in New York, who spend quite a bit of my time at the MET the book was bittersweet as I loved reading about the deta...more
May 25, 2009
Jan 23, 2009
Tenth of December
Well written but a hard read. I was disappointed in it, but I think I fell victim of having too high expectations from friends' recommendations, which...more
Jun 23, 2014
Dec 21, 2013
The Uncoupling
As I was reading I couldn't put a finger on what I disliked about this book, and then one of the characters speaks the line "I resent this play" speak...more
Jun 20, 2011
Jun 16, 2011
Better then his last offering, the horrid 'Pygmy'. A little standard and had the perfunctory twist/shock ending that wasn't much of a shock. Did have...more
May 08, 2010
May 06, 2010
Besides being completely unrealistic (and more than a little derivitive of Silence of the Lambs) it is an enjoyable search into what makes a hero a he...more
Mar 29, 2008
Mar 30, 2008
It was a page turner for sure (I read it in about 4 hours), but there was something a tad irksome and try-hard to the novel. The at-all-costs hipness,...more
Jul 24, 2012
Jul 30, 2012
I was excited to read this book as a short story in Bloom's "A Blind Man Can See How Much I Love You" affected me so deeply I quit smoking cold turkey...more
Nov 2007
Jan 05, 2008
For the Relief of Unbearable Urges
Really lovely. Clear, simple writing. All the short stories have a theme of Judaism, but in so many different eras, scenarios and catalysts. Hasidim f...more
May 28, 2014
May 19, 2014
I think Cooper's fiction works better in a longer novel form so you have more time to become involved with the characters. With his short stories it i...more
Nov 24, 2009
Nov 04, 2009
How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia
I had not been interested in reading this novel when it was selected for our book club selection, but I am so happy I did. A simple, quick read that i...more
May 09, 2013
Apr 30, 2013
Cross Country (Alex Cross, #14)
I really didnt like this one. FAR too grim, I felt like Patterson was trying to teach me a lesson about genocide and blood diamonds adn Africa. I am n...more
Dec 26, 2008
Dec 08, 2008
Red Carpet Suicide: A Survival Guide on Keeping Up With the Hiltons
I used to love Perez but now I hardly ever read his site. He has become the people (fame-whores)he writes about and that doens't make for biting satir...more
May 05, 2009
Apr 17, 2009
Dead Until Dark (Sookie Stackhouse, #1)
I read this book cover to cover in one day. I havent read the twilight series but I imagine that this series is like twilight for adults with humor an...more
Dec 28, 2008
Dec 29, 2008
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